After Nokia’s announcement to bring only one handset based on MeeGo operating system, Intel is in talks with other cellphone makers for developing handsets on the open source-based platform.
“We do have a robust roadmap in place to bring the first MeeGo phone based on Intel architecture and you should begin to see Intel-based smartphones in market no later than next year,” an Intel Spokesperson told PTI.
Intel in a recent IT and telecom exhibition at Taiwan has showcased MeeGo-based netbooks that included the Acer Aspire One Happy 2, Asus Eee PC X101, Samsung N100 and Lenovo IdeaPad S100.
However, it is only Nokia which has showcased a smartphone on Meego OS. With handset maker shifting its focus to Windows based smartphones, Intel has started working with alternate option to develop Meego eco-system.
The Intel spokesperson did not mention the name of the company that Intel is talking to for Meego but said that the company is working with a number of players to devices on Meego operating system.
“We are actively working with a number of different handset OEMs (original equipment makers) and wireless operators and have multiple designs in the pipeline,” the spokesperson added… Read More [via moneycontrol]